Privacy Policy

Purpose:

 Please note that your privacy is very important to us. Kindly read this Privacy and Cookie Consent Policy in conjunction with the Terms of Service to learn more about the ways in which we use and protect your personal information. The statements contained herein apply to our Website, and by visiting this Website you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Privacy and Cookie Consent Policy. If you do not agree please do not use or access our Website. All capitalized terms used herein which are not defined shall have the meaning assigned to them in our Terms of Service.

Collection
of
Personal
Information
  • While you can browse some sections of our Website without being a registered member, certain activities (such as placing an order) do require registration. We collect personal information that you choose to provide. Certain information is mandatory required for your use of the Website, such information is usually marked mandatory with an * in the input field.
  • This includes information provided when registering with our Website, contacting us, completing surveys or questionnaires, entering competitions, and posting information on public areas of our Website. We collect information using common Internet technologies such as ‘cookies’ and ‘clear gifs’ (also known as ‘web bugs’ or ‘web beacons’).
  • Through your use of our Website and other affiliated websites (including by browsing such sites) you may provide us with personal information such as your name, contact details, personal preferences, and details of your use of our Website.
  • If you choose to buy on the Website, we collect information about your buying behaviour.
  • If you transact with us, we collect some additional information, such as a billing address, a credit / debit card number and a credit / debit card expiration date and/ or other payment instrument details and tracking information from cheques or money orders. 
  • If you choose to post messages on our message boards, chat rooms or other message areas or leave feedback, we will collect that information you provide to us.
  • If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the Website, we may collect such information into a file specific to you. 
  • If you do not agree to these conditions, please do not provide us with this information, or please let us know your objections using the contact details below.
Use and Disclosure
of
Personal
Information
  • We use your personal information to resolve disputes; troubleshoot problems; help promote a safe service; collect money; measure consumer interest in our products and services, inform you about online and offline offers, products, services, and updates; customize your experience; detect and protect us against error, fraud and other criminal activity; enforce our terms and conditions; and as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.
  • We also use your information and data uploaded by you to resolve disputes, provide customer support and troubleshoot problems as permitted by law. 
  • We may use your contact information to send you offers based on your previous orders and your interests.
  • We may share your personal information with non-affiliated companies that provide services to us and certain other third parties.
  • We may disclose your information if required by any governmental or administrative authority as part of legal requirement or legal request or to comply with any applicable law.
Question 1: What are cookies?
A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the "lifetime" of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.
Question 2: What are the different types of cookies?

Some of the commonly used cookies are:

First party cookies: These are generally used by the website you are visiting to personalize your experience with the website. In case of such cookie, the domain attribute will match the domain that is shown in the web browser's address bar.

Third party cookies: Any cookie used by a website, other than, the one you are currently visiting is referred to as a 3rd Party Cookie. These sorts of cookies typically appear when webpages feature content, such as banner advertisements, from external websites.

Site Analytics: We use [Google Analytics] to help analyse use of our Website. This analytical tool uses ‘cookies’, which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Website (including your IP address) is transmitted to [Google]. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of the Website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. To opt out of being tracked by [Google Analytics] across all websites visit [http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout].

Session cookies: Session Cookies are stored only temporarily during a browsing session and are deleted from the user’s device when the browser is closed.

Persistent cookies: This type of cookie is saved on your computer for a fixed period (usually a year or longer) and are not deleted when the browser is closed.

Browser Independent Cookies: As the name suggests, unlike HTML or browser specific cookies, most browser independent cookies are not linked to a browser and do not have an expiry time. These cookies are generally bigger in size and are typically used to save information about your online games, videos, movies etc. They retain information which help the websites to remember preferences and data such as where did you leave watching the video, your resolution and volume level preference, so that you can simply go to the website and continue from where you left off – without having to set up all the sound, resolution etc. every time.

Content Management cookies: These are cookies required for the content management system to work.

Template preference cookies: These cookies are necessary for mobile sites and enable the Website to look and feel the way it is intended to.

Question 3: What are cookies used for?

We may use personal information collected from you to provide specific services that you request, as well as to provide additional services that may be of interest.  For example, we may use your personal information in the following ways: (1) Marketing Communications. We may use your personal information to communicate with you about our products and services, and those of our subsidiaries, affiliates, and parent companies, and any of their related businesses. (2) Marketing analysis. We may use your personal information for internal marketing analysis, for example, to assess trends amongst our consumers or to measure the amount of traffic to our Website. (3) Transactional purposes. We may use your personal information to respond to your queries and requests, maintain your accounts, and manage transactions such as credit card payments for any goods that you order from us or our agents, or for the fulfilment of such transactions (e.g., delivery). (4) Forward to a friend.  When you provide us with information regarding another individual, such as when you request that we send someone information from our Website, we will send that individual only the information you specifically requested that we send. We will not send them additional communications based on your providing us with their information.

Question 4: How do I disable/enable cookies?

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, please note that you may not be able to use all the features of our Website if cookies are disabled.

There are a number of ways to manage cookies. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions. For example, in Internet Explorer, you can go to the Tools/Internet options/Security and Privacy Tabs to adapt the browser to your expectations. If you use different computers in different locations, you will need to ensure that each browser is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences.

Some modern browsers have a feature that will analyse website privacy policies and allow a user to control their privacy needs. These are known as 'P3P' features (Privacy Preferences Platform). 

You can easily delete any cookies that have been installed in the cookie folder of your browser. For example, if you are using Microsoft Windows Explorer:

  • open 'Windows Explorer'
  • click on the 'Search' button on the tool bar  
  • type "cookie" into the search box for 'Folders and Files' 
  • select 'My Computer' in the 'Look In' box
  • click 'Search Now' Double click on the folders that are found
  • 'Select' any cookie file
  • hit the 'Delete' button on your keyboard

If you are not using Microsoft Windows Explorer, then you should select 'cookies' in the 'Help' function for information on where to find your cookie folder. To customize your Cookie handling in Internet Explorer, Open IE > Internet Options > Privacy Tab. Here you can use the slider to choose one of the following options:

  • Block All Cookies
  • High
  • Medium High
  • Medium
  • Low
  • Accept All Cookies

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